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Entries Tagged as 'Kevin Nolan'

Former Captain Kevin Nolan Talks About Rafa Benitez

August 5th, 2016 · 8 Comments

Kevin Nolan had been at Newcastle less than  six months when we were relegated to the Championship six years ago – and Kevin couldn’t even get his place in the team after he joined us for £4M from Bolton in January, 2009. Although Nolan wasn’t the captain during the Championship season in 2009-2010, he was […]

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Sign Up This Former Player As A Coach – Quickly

April 12th, 2016 · 12 Comments

News today that former Newcastle midfielder and captain Kevin Nolan is reported in the London Evening Standard to be stepping down as Leyton Orient player-manager tomorrow. There are various reports in London that Leyton Orient owner Francesco Becchetti will hold a meeting tomorrow and ask Kevin to resign from his player-manager – in both capacities. […]

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Jonjo Shelvey Offers Newcastle An In-Your-Face Captain

February 21st, 2016 · 17 Comments

It was interesting that  Jonjo Shelvey was given the captain’s armband in yesterday’s friendly game against Lillestrom in La Manga,  when captain Fabricio Coloccini was rested and the former Swansea. Liverpool and Charlton play-maker certainly showed some captain’s qualities in the game, before he was substituted in the 66th minute. Jonjo Shelvey – showing some […]

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Allardyce Spills The Beans On Joey Barton

October 22nd, 2015 · 10 Comments

There were a lot of misgivings from Newcastle fans back in the summer of 2007 after Sam Allardyce was signed on in mid June of that year by Chairman Freddie Shepherd replacing Glenn Roeder when his first signing was Joey Barton from Manchester City. Joey had been in trouble for an incident during training earlier that year at […]

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He Was Brilliant For Us At Newcastle

November 28th, 2014 · 8 Comments

In his press conference yesterday manager Alan Pardew gave the plaudits to our former captain and midfield player Kevin Nolan, who couldn’t reach an agreement on a new contract at Newcastle in the summer of 2011 and left for West Ham United. Kevin Nolan while at Newcastle

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